U.S. airlines carried 21.2 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in July 2020, seasonally-adjusted, up 37.5% from June. BTS reported 20.3 million domestic passengers and 0.9 million international passengers on U.S. airlines flights in July.
Figure 1. Monthly Passengers on U.S. Scheduled Airlines (Domestic + International), Seasonally Adjusted, July 2017 - July 2020
U.S. airline traffic reports are filed monthly with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). See the tables that accompany this release on the BTS website for summary data since 2016 (Tables 1-24) and complete data since 2000.
Two measures of U.S. airlines passenger enplanements
July seasonally adjustedSystem-wide enplanements (21.2M) were down 73.4% from the all-time high of 79.6 million reached in January 2020. Domestic enplanements (20.3M) were down 71% from the all-time high of 69.8 million reached in January 2020. International enplanements (0.91M) were down 90.7% from the all-time high of 9.81 million reached in January 2020.
Without seasonal adjustment, U.S. airlines carried 24.0 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in July 2020, up 44.4% from June. For July, BTS reported 22.9 million domestic passengers, up 41.0% from June, and 1.12 million international passengers on U.S. airlines flights, up 181.5% from June.Systemwide enplanements (24.0M) were down 72.4% from the all-time July high (87.0) reached in 2019. Domestic enplanements (22.9M) were down 69.6% from the all-time July high (75.3) reached in 2019. International enplanements (1.12M) were down 90.4% from the all-time July high (11.7) reached in 2019.
Table A. Seasonally-Adjusted Passenger Enplanements Compared to Previous Time Periods Percent Change Compared to
Table B. Unadjusted Passenger Enplanements Compared to Previous Time PeriodsPercent Change Compared to
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